SHM Poster Session and Iowa Chapter Meeting, 2019

The Iowa ACP Chapter meeting was one of two professional society meetings that coincided with the annual Progress event. Compared to the ACP group, what the Iowa Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) lacks in longevity they more than make up in enthusiasm. As Progress in the Graduate Hotel broke for lunch, attendees […]

SHM Poster Session and 2018 Chapter Meeting

For the third year since aligning with the Progress conference, the Iowa Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) has produced a poster session over one lunch hour of the two-day event. Each of the four Internal Medicine residency programs in the state responded to the call for abstracts. This year’s session saw an […]

SHM Brings Posters to Progress

As with the ACP Iowa Chapter, the Iowa Chapter of the Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM) also took advantage of Homecoming weekend and Progress 2017 to hold its annual meeting. Chapter President Dr. Melinda Johnson, Clinical Professor of General Internal Medicine, organized two events. The first was an evening gathering at a downtown Iowa City […]

Highlights from the 7th Annual Update in Hospital Medicine, October 29, 2016

Hospitalist medicine can be practiced by physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and administrators concerned with acutely ill, hospitalized patients. Although a relatively new concept in health care, the issues that these providers address are some of the most critical in the industry. One of the hospitalist’s most pressing concerns is quality improvement. Because a hospital […]